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Basic Data
NAME
Kou, Chien-Wen
TITLE
Associate Research Fellow

DIVISION

Division of China Politics
E_mail
cwkou@nccu.edu.tw
EDUCATION
  • Ph.D., Department of Government, University of Texas at Austin
  • M.A., Department of Political Science, National Taiwan University
  • B.A., Department of Political Science, National Taiwan University
WORKING EXPERIENCES
  • Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, National Chengchi University
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, National Chengchi University
  • Assistant Research Fellow, Division of China Politics, Institute of International Relations, National Chengchi University
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Government, the University of Texas at Austin
  • Captain, Military Instructor, Air Force Mechanics School
  • Assistant of Legislator
RESEARCH FIELD
  • Civil-Military Relations

  • Political Succession

  • Comparative Communist Politics

  • PRC’s Politics

PUBLICATIONS
 

I. Journa Articles  

  1. *“The Meaning and Implication of “08 Charter,” Prospect & Exploration, Vol.7, No.2 (February 2009), pp.1-5.
  2. *“Power Transitions as Revealed from News Photos: Jiang Zemin's and Hu Jintao's Photos on the People's Daily,” co-authored with Shu-Yuan Liang, Political Science Review, No.38 (December 2008), pp.35-70. (TSSCI)
  3. *“An Analysis of the Leadership Reshuffle in the Chinese Communist Youth League,” Prospect & Exploration, Vol.6, No.7 (July 2008), pp.12-16.
  4. *“CYL Cadres Rising in the Era of Hu Jintao: Factional Networking or Organization's Mission,” Prospect Quarterly, Vol.8, No.4 (October 2007), pp.49-95.(TSSCI)
  5. *“The 17th CCP National Congress and the Succession of Political Elites,” Center for China Studies Newsletter, No.15 (September 2007), pp.4-7.
  6. *“Elite Recruitment with Restraints: The Political Career of Oversea-returned Chinese Ranking Officials and Its Limitation,” Mainland China Studies, Vol.50, No.3 (September 2007), pp.1-28.(TSSCI)
  7. *“Huang Ju’s Death and its Impact on Chinese Leadership Politics,” Prospect & Exploration, Vol.15, No.7 (July 2007), pp.1-5.
  8. *“Party Newspaper’s Layouts and Elite Interaction: People’s Daily and PLA Daily as examples,” co-authored with Chao-Yo Cheng, Chinese Political Science Review, No.42 (December 2006), pp.37-78.
  9. * “Analyzing the Popularity of Studying the "Selected Works of Jiang Zemin" in China,” Prospect & Exploration, Vol.14, No.9 (September 2006), pp.1-4.
  10. *“The Impact of Institutionalization on Chinese Top Elite Recruitment: Who are the Frontrunners of the New Members of 17th Politburo?” co-authored with Pei-Chi Huang and Min Pan, East Asia Studies, Vol.37, No.2(July 2006), pp.1-38.
  11. *“The Evolution of the Communist Leadership in China and the Former Soviet Union: Trajectory, Dynamics and Impact,” Wenti Yu Yanjiu(Chinese Version of Issues & Studies), Vol.45, No.3 (June 2006), pp.39-75. (TSSCI)
  12. *“CCP’s Commemorative Activities on the 90th Birthday of Hu, Yao-Bang,” Prospect & Exploration, Vol.3, No.12 (December 2005), pp.6-10.
  13. *“Chinese Elite Politics and Qualitative Analyses: Primary Data Sources and Analytical Methods,” Taiwan Political Science Review, Vol.9, No.2 (December 2005), pp.233-279. (TSSCI)
  14. *“Institutionalization and PRC’s Power Transfer,” NTU’s, China Studies Center Newsletter, No.66 (December 2004), pp.1-4.
  15. *“A Study of Chinese Elite Politics: Past, Present, and Future,” Mainland China Studies, Vol.47, No.3 (September 2004), pp.1-28. (TSSCI)
  16. *“The Improvement of Human Resources and China's Grand Development,” Prospect Exploration, Vol.2, No.2 (February 2004), pp.9-12.
  17. *“The Third Plenary Session of the 16th Communist Party of China’s Central Committee and China’s Main Scheme of Administration,” Taiwan Outlook, No.12 (November 2003), pp.75-78.
  18. *“The Impact of SARS on Hu Jintao’s Regime,” Taiwan Outlook, No.10 (July 2003), pp.21-24.
  19. *“Hu Jintao’s Speech on 1st  July 2003 and the Power Distribution Between Hu Jintao and Jiang Zemin,” Prospect Exploration, Vol.1, No.7(July 2003), pp.1-4.
  20. *“Power Transfer in China and Trends of Institutionalization,” China Affairs Quarterly, No.10 (October 2002), pp.96-99.
  21. *“The Chinese Communist Youth League and China's Elite Recruitment,” Mainland China Studies, Vol.44, No.9 (September 2001) pp.1-26. (TSSCI)
  22. *“The Rejuvenation of Top Leadership and the Issue of Political Succession in China,” Mainland China Studies, Vol.44, No.5 (May 2001) pp.1-17. (TSSCI)
  23. *“China's Political Control over the Cyber World,” Wenti Yu Yanjiu (Chinese Version of Issues & Studies), Vol.40, No.2 (April 2001), pp.33-54. (TSSCI)
  24.  “Why the Military Obeys the Party's Orders to Repress Popular Uprisings: The Chinese Military Crackdown of 1989,” Issues & Studies, Vol.36, No.6 (December 2000), pp.27-51. (SSCI)
  25. *“China's Taiwan Policy and Its Problems,” Theory and Policy, Vol.14, No.3 (September 2000), pp.45-64.
  26. *“Political Succession and the Structural Stability of Communist Regimes: A Comparative Study,” Wenti Yu Yanjiu (Chinese Version of Issues & Studies), Vol.39, No.3 (March 2000), pp.57-74. (TSSCI)
  27. *“Popular Uprisings under Communist Rule and Possible Preventive Strategies Communist Parties May Adopt,” Wenti Yu Yanjiu (Chinese Version of Issues & Studies), Vol.38, No.12 (December 1999), pp.55-72. (TSSCI)

 

  II Books and Chaptes
  1. *“The Political Career of Oversea-returned Chinese Ranking Officials and Its Limitation,” in Te-Sheng Chen ed., Political Recruitment and Local Governance after the 17th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party. Taipei: INK Publisher, 2008.
  2. *“The Evolution of the Communist Leadership in China and the Former Soviet Union: Trajectory, Dynamics and Impacts,” in Szu-Chien Hsu and Yu-Shan Wu eds., Transformation of the Party-State: Elite and Policies in the Chinese Communist Regime. Taipei: Wu-nan Publisher, 2007.
  3. *“CCP’s History, Observed from Power Succession,” in Ying-Ming Li, Xiang-Guang Guan eds., Multi-thinking in Chinese Studies. Taipei: Chuliu Publisher, 2007.
  4. * Evolution of CCP’s Political Elites: the Institutionalization and Power Transition 1978-2004. Taipei: Wu-nan Publisher, 2005.
  5. *“Chinese Political Situations: the Evolution of Leadership Politics,” Macro Trends in China. Taipei: Hsin Hsin Wen Publisher, 2004.
  6. *“A Study of Chinese Elite Politics: Past, Present, and Future,” The Research Methods and Achievements of China Studies. Taipei: Institute of International Relations, National Chengchi University, 2003.
  7. *“Power Transition and the Development of Succession by Echelon in China,” in Shuh-Fan Ding ed., The Challenge for Hu Jintao’s Era. Taipei: The Hsin Hsin Wen Publisher, 2002,
  8. *“The Rejuvenation of Top Leadership and the Issue of Political Succession in China,” in Kuo-Cheng Sung ed., China in the 21th Century (Vol.2): Globalization and China, Taipei: The Institute of International Relations, National Chengchi University, 2002.
  9. *“The Leading Cadres of the Chinese Communist Youth League and CCP’s Party Organization after the Cultural Revolution,in Chou-Mei Chen ed., China in the New Century, Taipei: Institute of International Relations, National Chengchi University, 2002.
  10. “The Variety in the Behaviors of Communist Armies during Political Crises: China, Romania, Poland, and the Soviet Union in the Late 1980s and Early 1990s,” Ph.D dissertation, May 1999.
  III Conference Paper
  1. * “Career Mobility of PRC’s Financial Leadership after 1978: Characteristics and Trends,” Conference on Concepts, Institutions and Political Developments in China (1978~2008), December 2008, Department of Political Science, School of International Studies, Renmin University of China. (Co-authored with Fang-Yu Chen)
  2. *“Career Mobility of PRC’s Senior Officials of the Financial Leadership after 1978: Characteristics and Trends,” 2008 Annual Meeting of the Chinese Association of Political Science and Conference on Transformations and Challenges, September 2008,The Chinese Association of Political Science and Department of Political Science, National Chung Cheng University. (Co-authored with Fang-Yu Chen)
  3. “Elite Recruitment and the Post-totalitarian Developmental State: The Mobility of Western-educated Returnee Elites in China, 1978-2008,” the 6th International Symposium: "Washington Consensus" versus "Beijing Consensus", May 2008, the Center for China-US Cooperation at the University of Denver and the Center for China Studies at Nati.
  4. *“Power Transitions as Revealed in News Photos: Jiang Zemin's and Hu Jintao's Photos on the People's Daily,” 2007Annual Meeting of the Chinese Association of Political Science and Conference on The Practice of Democracy in Taiwan: Responsibility, Institution and Behavior, November 2007, Taiwan Political Science Association.(Co-authored with Shu-Yuan Liang)
  5. *“The Political Career of Returned ( from Overseas) Chinese Ranking Officials and Its Limitation,” Conference on Political Recruitment and Local Governance after the 17th Congress of the Chinese Community Party, April 2007, Institute of International Relations, National Chengchi University.
  6. * “CYL Cadres Rising in the Era of Hu Jintao: Factional Networking or Organization's Mission,” The First Conference on China Studies: Retrospect and Prospect: China Studies in Taiwan, December 2006, Center for China Studies, National Chengchi University.
  7. *“The Impact of Institutionalization on Chinese Top Elite Recruitment: Who are the Frontrunners of the New Members of the 17th Politburo?” Conference on Democratic Challenges and Prospects in Taiwan, December 2005, Taiwan Political Science Association. (Co-authored with Pei-Chi Huang and Min Pan)
  8. *“Party Newspaper’s Layouts and Elite Interaction,” Conference on Democratic Challenges and Prospects in Taiwan, December 2005, Taiwan Political Science Association. (Co-authored with Chao-Yo Cheng)
  9. *“The Accumulation and Dispersion of Institutional Norms: Evolution of the Communist Leadership in China and the Former Soviet Union,” Conference on Changes of CCP’s Regime: Elites, Institutions and Policies, November 2005, Institute of Political Science, Academia Sinica.
  10. “The Institutionalization of Leadership Replacement in China: From Personal Authority to Institutional Power,” the 34th Sino-American Conference on Contemporary China, April 2005, the Miller Center of Public Affairs, University of Virginia.
  11. *“The Institutionalization and Leadership Replacement,” Conference on Institutional Change: Theories and Practices, December 2004, Institute of Comparative Political System, Renmin University of China.
  12. *“Chinese Elite Politics and Qualitative Analyses,” The 2nd Conference on General Education Pedagogy and Methodology, December 2004, General Education Center, Central Police University.
  13. *“China's Political Situation: the Power Source and the Transformation of Elites’ Interaction,” Symposium on “the Development Trends of China: 2004-2005,”December 2004, Third Division, Institute of International Relations, National Chengchi University.
  14. *“A Study of Chinese Elite Politics,” Conference on The Research Methods and Achievements of China Studies, April 2003, Institute of International Relations and Center for China Studies, National Chengchi University
  15. *“CCP’s 16th National Congress and the Institutionalization of Power Succession,” Conference on Globalization and Politics in Taiwan, December 2002, Taiwan Political Science Association and Department of Political Science, National Chung-Cheng University. 
  16. *“The Leading Cadres of the Chinese Communist Youth League and CCP’s Party Organization after the Cultural Revolution,” The 29th Sino- Japanese Conference on Contemporary China, March 2002, Institute of International Relations, National Chengchi University, Taipei.
  17. *“The Rejuvenation of Top Leadership and the Issue of Political Succession in China,” The 28th Sino- Japanese Conference on Contemporary China, March 2001, Institute of International Relations, National Chengchi University, Taipei.
  18. * “The Influence of Internet toward PRC’s Control of Public Opinion and Our New Opportunity for Publicity in China,” The First Conference on Politics and Information, December 2000, College of Humanities, Fo-Guang University. 
  19. “Why the Military Obeys the Party's Orders to Repress Popular Uprisings: The Chinese Military Crackdown of 1989,” The 29th Sino-American Conference on Contemporary China, May 2000, Institute of International Relations, National Chengchi University.
  20. “Why Communist Armies Disobey Their Parties' Orders to Repress Popular Uprisings: China and Romania in 1989,” China and Romania in 1989, Southwest Political Science Association Annual Meetings, April 1999.
  21. *“The National Security of Taiwan: the Interactions between National Defense, Foreign Affairs and Policies of Mainland China,” Conference on National Security, June 1996, Fu Hsing Kang College.
  22. *“The Use of Force in Domestic Politics: Peaceful Transition, the Causes of Revolution and Repression,” The First Conference on Sociology, April 1996, Chung Cheng Institute of Technology.
  IV Research Grants an Projects
  1. *“The Impact of Regime Type on Elite Recruitment: Returnee Officials in China and Taiwan,” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 2008-2011.
  2. *“NCCU Top University Program: Chinese Political Elites Database,” granted from the Ministry of Education, Taiwan, 2006- 2010.
  3. *“NCCU Top University Program: the Transition of States and Social System and the Transformation of Grass-roots Governance,” granted from the Ministry of Education, Taiwan, 2008.
  4. *“NCCU Top University Program: The Influence and Limitation of returned Chinese Officials on China’s Democratization,” granted from the Ministry of Education, Taiwan, 2006.
  5. *Institutional Layering and Institutional Dissipation: A Comparative Study of Communist Top Leaderships,” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 2006-2009.
  6. *“Political Trends after The fifth Plenary Session of the 16th Communist Party of China Central Committee,” granted from Mainland Affairs Council, Taiwan, 2005.
  7. *“PRC’s Influence on the Development of Taiwanese Youth Work,” granted from Mainland Affairs Council, Taiwan, 2005.
  8. *“Power Struggle and Policy Orientation before and after the Fourth Plenary Session of the 16th Communist Party of China Central Committee,” granted from Mainland Affairs Council, Taiwan, 2005.
  9. *“The Institutionalization of Political Succession in Communist Regimes: A Comparison of China and the Former USSR,” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 2004 & 2005.
  10. * “Strengthen Plans for the Research and Enseignement of China (Sub-Plan), ” NCCU:  Integration Plans for Research-based Universities, granted from Ministry of Education, Taiwan, 2004.(co-project with Lu-huei Chen ) 
  11. *“Chinese Political Elites’ Database,” granted from the Ministry of Education, Taiwan, 2004.
  12. *“Institutionalization: A New Dimension of Chinese Elite Politics,” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 2003-2005.
  13. *“The 16th CCP Party Congress and the Institutionalization of Succession by Echelon,” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 2002-2004.
  14. *“The Political Trend after CCP’s 16th Party Congress,” granted from Mainland Affairs Council, Taiwan, 2003.
  15. *“Political Situation Concerning CCP’s 16th Party Congress,” granted from Mainland Affairs Council, Taiwan, 2002.
  16.  *“The Development of Succession by Echelon in China after 1978,” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 2001.
  17. *“The Political Careers of the Leading Cadres of the Communist Youth League of China (CYLC), 1982-99,” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 2000.